Monday, January 22, 2018
THE Grange Club in Edinburgh will play host to a special celebration of Irishness next month, with the Irish community in Scotland set to descend on the Stockbridge venue for an Irish Culture and Heritage Day. Led by the Irish...
THERE was golden jubilee joy for this year’s Glasgow Mary, Alisha Medford, as she was crowned the 50th Mary From Dungloe. The Mary From Dungloe International Festival has been welcoming visitors from all over the world since its inception in...
THE campaign to scrap the hugely unpopular Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act looks set to be entering its final stages following the decision of opposition parties to unite behind a motion calling for its repeal. Now the...
SCOTTISH MP Martin Doherty-Hughes has thrown his weight behind calls for clarity following hundreds of thousands of pounds of donations to the Brexit campaign being made through the DUP. The scandal came to light following an advert in the Metro...
THE committee behind the community-backed memorial to those who died and were displaced by the Great Hunger are continuing their hard work to make the proposed memorial a reality, despite encountering several barriers to concluding the design process and...
LIZ Clark, much-loved presenter of Celtic Music Radio, has been selected for induction Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame for 2017. The traditional music aficionado is being inducted into the Services to Community section, which focusses on individuals that work...
CONCERNS have been raised over the fashion in which the British Government’s ‘Prevent’ strategy—for tackling terrorism—is being used in Scotland, with allegations that elements of the Irish community in Scotland are being targeted. A leaked e-mail published by The Ferret—Scotland’s...
IRISH dancers from Scotland came back from the most prestigious competitive event in the dancing calendar feeling on top of the world. This year’s World Irish Dancing Championships—now in their 47th year—were held in the Citywest Hotel in Dublin over...
IRELAND’S outgoing Ambassador to the UK, Dan Mulhall, spoke in Edinburgh about the future of Scottish-Irish relations after Britain completes its negotiations to leave the EU, and addressed the Irish community in Britain directly about how the withdrawal will...
THE campaign for a United Ireland came to Scotland as Sinn Féin MP Francie Molloy addressed meetings in both Edinburgh and Glasgow as part of a series of public briefings. The series of meetings—‘Opening the Debate on Irish Unity’— saw...
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